Apart from perhaps the University the best way to make your dream come true in working in the broadcasting industry in Nigeria is to attend specialized training, at the end you’ll receive a certificate.
Even if you are a University or Polytechnic graduate, you’ll still need this type of training if you wish to go far.
There are various schools you
can enroll to further your career, so we are to look into the top broadcasting school in the country.
1. FRCN Training School
The FRCN training school is the flagship school in the country for broadcasters, it was established to train writers/editors, newscasters, producers etc.
It is owned by the Federal government of Nigeria, who are responsible for training and employment, o yes a graduate of FRCN training school has a higher chance of getting a Federal job in any FRCN radio station across the country.
2. The Broadcasting academy
The Broadcasting academy offer weekend courses too, about 5-7 weeks training on Saturdays and 3 days, 5 days and 2 weeks short courses block in a monthly and quarterly frequency.
Prerequisites: NONE – All their courses are offered in partnership with Radio Worldwide Leeds, UK, International Communication Institute (ICTI) UK, WITS University Radio Academy South Africa, ED TV Dstv 190, Cape Town.
3. Bowill Media Training Institute
They offer courses on the following fields
– Sound Engineering– Presentation– DJ Academy– Cinematography– Video Editing and – Graphics and Web Design
4. MX Film & Multimedia Academy
1. Film & TV Production (3 months) diploma
2. 3D Visualization & Animation (3 months) diploma
3. Advanced Film Making With 3D Animation & Visual Effects
(5 months) diploma
4. Advanced Film Making With Aerial Cinematography (4
5. Drones and Unmanned Aircraft Systems Pilot Certification Programme
As with everything that involves money do not pay to anyone or organization until you are sure, one way to do that is to visit their physical address. Ensure you do your due diligence.